Definition of Spellbound

1. Adjective. Having your attention fixated as though by a spell.




Definition of Spellbound

1. a. Bound by, or as by, a spell.

Definition of Spellbound

1. Adjective. Fascinated by something; entranced as if by a spell. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spellbound

1. spellbind [v] - See also: spellbind

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spellbound

spell off
spell offs
spell out
spell work
spellable
spellathon
spellathons
spellbind
spellbinder
spellbinders
spellbinding
spellbindingly
spellbinds
spellbook
spellbooks
spellbound (current term)
spellcaster
spellcasters
spellcheck
spellchecked
spellchecker
spellcheckers
spellchecking
spellchecks
spellcraft
spelldown
spelldowns
spelled
spelled off
spelled sideways

Literary usage of Spellbound

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1. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"spellbound means bound by a spell, a spell being originally a narrative myth or fable, ... Bewitched means under the influence of a witch. spellbound and ..."

2. Vigilante Days and Ways: The Pioneers of the Rockies; the Makers and Making by Nathaniel Pitt Langford (1890)
"PEOPLE spellbound—DEATH OF WM. H. BELL — MEETING OF THE MASONS—MASONIC FUNERAL ... The people were spellbound, and knew not what to do. ..."

3. Vigilante Days and Ways: The Pioneers of the Rockies, the Makers and Making by Nathaniel Pitt Langford (1893)
"PEOPLE spellbound—DEATH OF WM. H. BELL — MEETING OF THE MASONS—MASONIC FUNERAL ... The people were spellbound, and knew not what to do. ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1879)
"As yet, a deadly stillness lay on all nature—it, too, seemed spellbound, unable to find voice or breath. ..."

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